Tag: irish-americans

  • Civil War Talk Radio: October 12, 2007

    Air Date: 101207 Subject: Irish-Americans in the Civil War Books: The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865 Guest: Susannah U. Bruce Summary: Sam Houston State University professor and author, Susannah Bruce joins Gerry to discuss her current book, The Harp and The Eagle. Brett’s Summary: Sam Houston State Professor Susannah […]

  • Review in Brief: Melting Pot Soldiers by William L. Burton

    Melting Pot Soldiers: The Union’s Ethnic Regiments. William L. Burton. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1st Ed., 1988. 282 pp. No maps. Many people assume that immigrants coming to this country are often harassed and discriminated against solely by “Native” Americans until they assimilate, hence the “melting pot” analogy. William L. Burton sets out […]